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Calendar of Activities


Date
Hours
Activity/Event
Notes
Tues.
4/4
6:00-7:30 p.m.
The Birds on a (Space) Budget: attracting birds in a small garden
  – Dr. Connie Vadheim **
 
Lecture is part of ‘Out of the Wilds & Into Your Garden’ series. 
 
Gardena Mayme Dear Library
1731 W. Gardena Blvd.
Wed. 4/5
11:00 a.m -2:00 p.m.
Gardens open to visitors
Come spend lunch in our sunny garden.  Watch the birds & butterflies.  Bring a book, your knitting, your camera, etc.
Sat. 4/8
9:00 a.m.-noon
 
Talk at 10:00 & 11:00
 
 
Soothing SunflowersSunflowers that can be used to sooth achy joints and muscles (and how to prepare & use them) – Dr. Connie Vadheim ** 
 
Garden open to visitors for entire time.  Talk-walks are at 10:00 and 11:00 a.m.
Sun. 4/9
1:00-4:00 p.m.
Celebrate The Earth: Earth Day, CA Native Plant Week and Biodiversity
 
 
The entire Preserve is open to visitors. 
Sun. 4/16
Garden Closed
Happy Easter – Garden closed for Easter
 
Sat. 4/22
1:00-4:00
 
New day & time
 
 
Happy Earth Day – come spend the day at the Gardena Willows
The entire Preserve is open to visitors.  You be able to see the beauty of spring in the Preserve and gardens
Wed. 5/3
3:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Gardens open to visitors
Come spend the late afternoon in our sunny garden.  Watch the birds & butterflies.  Bring a book, your knitting, your camera, etc.
Tues.
5/8
6:00-7:30 p.m.
Peculiar Pollinators: unusual pollinators and beneficial insects
  – Dr. Connie Vadheim **
 
Lecture is part of ‘Out of the Wilds & Into Your Garden’ series. 
 
Gardena Mayme Dear Library
1731 W. Gardena Blvd.
Sat. 5/13
9:00 a.m.-noon
 
 
 
Gardens open to visitors
We’ll be doing some pruning and tidying – come and give us a break!
Sun. 5/14
1:00-4:00 p.m.
Celebrate Mother’s Day at the Gardena Willows.  Learn about Invasive Species.
 
We’ll have some native mints for sale at the garden.
 
The entire Preserve is open to visitors. 
Sun. 5/21
1:00-4:00 p.m.
Gardens open to visitors
 
Sat. 5/27
1:00-4:00
 
New day & time
 
The entire Preserve is open to visitors.  You be able to see the beauty of spring in the Preserve and gardens
 
 
 

** See the page on Classes & Workshops for more details 

for other activities at the Gardena Willows Wetland Preserve see: http://www.gardenawillows.org/events.htm


 

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